TELEVISION SUBMISSION

CRITERIA
Each year, AFI Awards honors excellence in American film and television by recognizing the creative ensembles which collaborate to create the year's outstanding movies and television programs, all of which:

  • Best advance the art of the moving image;
  • Enhance the rich cultural heritage of America's art form;
  • Inspire audiences and artists alike;
  • And/or make a mark on American Society.

ELIGIBILITY
AFI will consider eligible any television program that fulfills the following criteria:

TELEVISION PROGRAM
Narrative fiction format, originated either as a series, mini-series or feature.

AMERICAN
Television program with significant creative and/or production elements from the United States. Program need not be presented in the English language if it is incontrovertibly American.

BROADCAST/TRANSMISSION
First-run programs originally released or transmitted to American audiences on network television, cable, pay-per-view, interactive cable or broadband between January 1 and December 31, 2016.

  1. AFI Awards 2016
  2. Payment
  3. Review

Each submission requires a fully completed submission form, synopsis (100 words or less), $150 administration fee and 15 DVD copies of the single submitted episode. Please inlcude a short description of the program along with the episode synopsis.

The submitted episode must be identical to the one as aired on television with commercials removed.

Please send DVD copies to:

AFI Awards
2021 North Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027

DEADLINE: All submission forms and payments must be received by 5:00 p.m. PT on Thursday, October 20, 2016.
Note: AFI can extend the deadline for DVDs of programs with late airdates.

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